Chris Davis Talks Pitt

Chris Davis compares Pitt's high-octane offense to the offense he plays in, in high school.

Chris Davis is a 5-9, 170-pound receiver out of Austintown (OH) Fitch. As a junior this past season, Davis' role was similar to that of a 2-back in Pitt's new offense (hybrid receiver/running back type). Davis caught 43 passes for 406 yards and eight touchdowns, then added 356 yards on the ground with another four touchdowns.

He also had two interceptions on defense, and a kickoff returned for a touchdown. As a result of all the big numbers he put up, Davis earned first-team all-league honors and second-team all-state honors. He has picked up eight offers so far, and just made his second visit to Pitt out of the last three weekends.

"(Saturday) was my second time there," Davis said. "I went there for junior day. (Saturday), I got to watch the practice and see how they ran their offense, and I got to watch film with (receivers) coach (Mike) Norvell. Coach Norvell and (defensive backs) coach (Tony) Gibson are both recruiting me."

So far, it seems Pitt is making a pretty good impression on Davis.

"I think Pitt, I think they're in my top five," Davis said. "I'm really looking into it. I like the way they spread the ball around. They run the spread real good. We run (the offense) just how they run it; jet sweeps and everything."

After getting a chance to watch spring practice, Davis had a chance to tour the facilities.

"We did a tour around the (practice facility)," Davis said. "I got to see everything they're going to do with the facility. Coach (Todd Graham) was telling me about everything they're going to do new with the building."

As for any other unofficial visits Davis and his brother Demitrious Davis will take this spring?

"We're going back to Pitt, for sure," Davis said. "That's it for now."


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